Why the US and its allies must rethink their China war plans
Indonesia-Philippines border deal presages more united ASEAN South China Sea stance
Russia-Ukraine: What is Putin up to in Crimea?
US position hardens on China's nine-dashed line
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
Indonesia's new breed of politicians: Risma's tears offer a lesson for Jokowi
Hagel’s defence budget proposal is a reasonable place-holder for the pivot
Burma: A critical look at those chemical weapons claims
The global strategic consequences of Russia's intervention in Ukraine
Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball
Bangkok protests: A view from the ground
Syria: Here endeth diplomacy
Foreign aid: Is Afghanistan a welfare state?
What can be done about income inequality?
US should resist China's ADIZ, but...
Failure to act on IMF reform damages US (and G20) credibility
Review: Paul Collier's 'Exodus'
Lebanon: Second front in the Syria war
Lessons for Australia from the Swiss referendum on immigration quotas
Indonesia's next president: A form guide
Zero Dark Thirty: Airbrushing torture
Thursday links: China hacking, carbon tax, think tanks, John Kerry and more
21 February 2013 11:27AM
Ballooning American think-tank salaries
tell you something about think-tank political influence. (Thanks Rodger and David.)
Gideon Rachman the latest to
low European defence spending. It's just the free-rider problem at work, and will correct itself if the US retreats and the threat demands it.
John Kerry's first speech
as US Secretary of State.
Shanghai, symbol of authoritarian capitalism
: 'The ultimate invisible power is the power to design the structures in which people live their lives.'
This seems like a pretty big deal:
China will tax carbon
Taiwan's Next Media Animation takes on the China hacking story. Worth it for the Coca Cola joke (h/t
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